There are some great new videos posted on Vimeo that feature Peter talking about the new music on Hummingbird In A Box - here's links to some of them!
The Promenade’s Retreat - https://vimeo.com/98973680
The One in 901 - https://vimeo.com/99767815
Heart To My Chest - https://vimeo.com/99353539
Norman Wisdom - https://vimeo.com/99781016
Friendly Fire - https://vimeo.com/99350610
HUMMINGBIRD IN A BOX - the new album!
Hummingbird in a Box, the latest work from Peter, will be released June 23
via RED Distribution. The new music was inspired by the Cincinnati Ballet, featuring seven original guitar pieces in Frampton's virtuosic stylings. Frampton composed all songs on the mini-album along with Gordon Kennedy, who also co-produced the recording. The two previously teamed up for Fingerprints, which garnered them both a Grammy Award for Best Pop Instrumental Album.
The music debuted in April 2013 at Cincinnati’s Aronoff Center for the Arts. Two of the Cincinatti Ballet’s spring production’s segments were choreographed to existing Frampton music—with Frampton and his band performing live—while a third section featured the new composition by Frampton and Kennedy. Of the project Frampton notes, “Writing for dance was a wonderfully freeing experience. There were no boundaries. We were able to push the composing envelope,” and Kennedy furthers, “Songwriters and musicians create music to move people. This was beautiful, graceful, and instantly gratifying!”
Hummingbird in a Box Track Listing
1. The Promenade’s Retreat
2. Hummingbird In A Box
3. The One in 901
4. Friendly Fire
5. Heart To My Chest
6. Shadow Of My Mind
7. Norman Wisdom
You can order the CD at iTunes
PETER AND RICKY SCAGGS AT THE GRAND OLE OPRY!
Check out Peter & Ricky having fun working together again - click here for the video
PETER FRAMPTON'S GUITAR CIRCUS 2014 - AND MORE!!
PETER FRAMPTON TO EMBARK ON INCLUSIVE THREE-PART NATIONWIDE TOUR INCLUDING SELECT SOLO PERFORMANCES AND CO-HEADLINING SHOWS WITH
THE DOOBIE BROTHERS
FRAMPTON’S GUITAR CIRCUS PICKS UP IN AUGUST FEATURING BUDDY GUY; FURTHER DATES TO BE ADDED
“…greatest guitar show on earth.”—USA Today
“…a guitarist first and foremost.”—The Wall Street Journal
“…the British virtuoso is still making sweet music.”—The Los Angeles Times
Following a massive year of touring, including 2013’s inaugural Frampton’s Guitar Circus, Peter Frampton is back on the road. This time Frampton will set out on a three-part catch-all tour including select solo dates, a co-headlining run with Grammy-winning American rock legends The Doobie Brothers and the return of Frampton’s Guitar Circus (more dates to come). For details, please visit http://www.frampton.com
Kicking off in August, Frampton’s Guitar Circus will feature special performances with friend and celebrated guitarist Buddy Guy as well as other surprise guests. Last year’s Guitar Circus’ company included B.B. King, Robert Cray, Sonny Landreth, Steve Cropper, Dean DeLeo (Stone Temple Pilots), Don Felder (formerly of The Eagles), Kenny Wayne Shepherd, Vince Gill, Roger McGuinn (founder/lead guitarist of the BYRDS) and many more.
Frampton has kept quite busy over the past year in addition to touring. He was recently inducted in the Musicians Hall of Fame, performed on-stage at the Grammy’s with Ringo Starr and also played an integral part in the 50th anniversary celebration of the Beatles’ arrival in the U.S. by performing on CBS’ “The Night That Changed America: A GRAMMY Salute to The Beatles.” Frampton also produced Humble Pie’s Rockin’ The Fillmore deluxe compilation with original member Jerry Shirley (available now via Omnivore Recordings). Moreover, he worked with the Cincinnati Ballet last spring providing and composing new music for their April production.